New Rx Fares Well for Skin Infections
A variety of skin infections caused by bacteria are becoming harder to treat. The difficulty occurs when the infection can resist the antibiotic that is supposed to treat it.
Depression Drugs Get a New Warning
Zyvox ( linezolid ) and an injectable dye used in many tests may interact with some antidepressants. New safety warnings were issued by the FDA.
Drug Safety Communication: Zyvox (UPDATE)
The FDA has received reports of serious central nervous system (CNS) reactions when the antibacterial drug linezolid (Zyvox) is given to patients taking psychiatric medications that work through the serotonin system of the brain (serotonergic psychiatric medications).